Strategic partnerships bring unique opportunities for our members and introduce new investigators into the maternal and child health community.

The Stanford Maternal and Child Health Research Institute (MCHRI) partners with programs, centers, and institutes across Stanford University and beyond to advance research in maternal and child health.

Funding Opportunities with MCHRI's Partners

Stanford Diabetes Research Center Pilot & Feasibility Program
Letter of Intent (LOI):
 July 30, 2021
Award: Up to $50,000
About: The focus of the SDRC Pilot and Feasibility (P&F) Program is to provide seed funds to help develop new investigators as well as support innovative and/or high-risk proposals from more senior investigators involved in any aspect of diabetes related research. Learn more

Stanford Site of the NIH Undiagnosed Diseases Network - Pediatric Seed Grants
Deadline: September 17, 2021
Eligibility: Faculty and Instructors of all lines
Award: Up to $50,000 per project for one year
About: The Stanford Site of the NIH Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN) works to identify diagnoses for patients with severe unexplained symptoms through comprehensive clinical evaluation and mutli-omic profiling. Questions, contact Devon Bonner.

SPARK Pilot Grant Program
 October 1, 2021
Award: Up to $50,000
Eligibility: Stanford faculty including clinical educators, as well as graduate students, clinical and non-clinical postdoctoral scholars with a PI-eligible Stanford faculty member
About: Supports novel therapeutics (including small molecules, biologics or gene/cell therapies) and diagnostics for unmet medical needs. Open to all clinical indications, with specially targeted funds for child and maternal health. Learn more.

Featured MCHRI Partnerships